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WHO Report: Drug-Resistant TB Reaching Crisis Levels
October 23, 2014 — Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) has become a global health threat as an estimated 480,000 new cases of the disease were developed in 2013, reports the World Health Organization (WHO). In... (rest of article)

Study: Flu Sickness Does Not Keep Office Workers at Home
October 17, 2014 — Sixty percent of office workers in the United States admit to attending work while sick with the flu, according to Staples, Inc.’s fifth annual flu season survey. Survey facilitator Redshift... (rest of article)

Study: Health Care Facilities, Quick-Serve Restaurants Boost US Demand for Cleaning Supplies
October 8, 2014 — Strict sanitizing rules in health care facilities and quick-serve restaurants have led to increased demand for cleaning products in the United States, according to a new study from industry market... (rest of article)

Global Demand for Medical Disposables Forecasted to Grow
October 6, 2014 — The global demand for medical disposables is forecasted to grow 6.6 percent per year to US$245 billion by 2018, according to a new study from industry market research firm The Freedonia Group, Inc.... (rest of article)

Study: C. Difficile Infections on the Rise in US Hospitals
October 1, 2014 — The number of C. difficile infections in U.S. hospitals nearly doubled from 2001 to 2010, according to a study published in the American Journal of Infection Control. Researchers at the University... (rest of article)

CDC Report: Flu Vaccine Coverage Remains Low Among Adults
September 19, 2014 — More than one-third (33.9 percent) of healthy adults ages 18-64 did not receive an influenza vaccine in the past 12 months, according to a U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)... (rest of article)

P&G Survey: Customer Satisfaction Top Priority for Cleaning Pros
September 10, 2014 — Customer satisfaction is the top priority for cleaning-industry professionals, according to a recent Ipsos Public Affairs survey commissioned by Procter & Gamble Professional. The study... (rest of article)

Study: Slips & Falls Lead to 95 Million Lost Work Days Annually
September 8, 2014 — More than 95 million workdays per year are lost as a result of slip-and-fall accidents, according to a new study from market-research firm Scot Yount Research. The study found that on average, one... (rest of article)

Study: Global Demand for Rubber Gloves on the Rise
September 4, 2014 — The global demand for rubber gloves has increased over the past year, according to a new study from market research firm Market Reports Online. The study attributes the rise in demand to an... (rest of article)

Global Demand for Hand Sanitizers on the Rise
August 28, 2014 — The global demand for hand sanitizers is expected to continue to rise through 2020, according to a new study from market research firm Global Industry Analysts, Inc. The study attributes the... (rest of article)

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